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The Tower (2018)

A young girl living in a Palestinian refugee camp learns about her family's history through stories told by three previous generations of refugees.


Mats Grorud


Mats Grorud
6 nominations. See more awards »




Credited cast:
Aïssa Maïga ... Tante Hannan
Mohammad Bakri ... Lutfi
Mouna Hawa
Saleh Bakri ... Yehia
Makram Khoury
Slimane Dazi ... Pigeon Boy
Darina Al Joundi ... Lina
Lina Soualem Lina Soualem ... Yassar
Saïd Amadis Saïd Amadis ... Sidi
Omar Yami Omar Yami ... Oncle Yehia
Morad Hassan
Raymond Hosni Raymond Hosni ... Lutfi
Bouraouïa Marzouk Bouraouïa Marzouk ... Rozette
Pauline Ziade Pauline Ziade ... Wardi
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A young girl living in a Palestinian refugee camp learns about her family's history through stories told by three previous generations of refugees.

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The director, Mats Grorud, worked for a year at the Burj el-Barajneh refugee camp and heard the refugees' stories, which he then used as a basis for this film's narrative. See more »

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7 March 2020 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

An useful film for discover and understand and feel. A family, a little girl and the history of her family, pieces of past and admirable meeting of stop motion and drawings and, not the last, a great portrait of war, forms of survive and the hope in its basic traits and nuances. Short, a lesson, real precious one, about what is important out of any form of illusion or ambiguity, impressive for gentle poetry and for profound wise storytelling.

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Release Date:

30 November 2018 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Tårnet See more »

Filming Locations:

Bourg-les-Valence, France


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EUR2,135,880 (estimated)
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